Aaron Sarfatti is a Partner in Oliver Wyman’s North American insurance practice based in New York with 15 years of experience in financial services, spanning the life insurance, asset management and retail banking sectors.
been a driver of intellectual capital development across many focus areas for
Oliver Wyman, with recent project execution that includes:
–Lead Partner on initiative to support National Association of Insurance Commissioners to propose, examine and draft new provisions as part of a reform of the variable annuity reserve and capital regulations–Support capital and financial management framework for multiple insurers in their efforts to separate from parent companies
–Support the primary insurance industry consortium comprised of the most senior risk/finance leaders in the insurance industry to design proposals for the Federal Reserve capital regulations (both capital standard and stress testing)
–Led Oliver Wyman support of the MetLife challenge to its systemic risk designation by the FSOC, including an exhaustive analysis of the asset liquidation and exposure transmission channels and involving multiple dialogues with the FSOC
–Product development, management and marketing support across the retirement income sector
–Numerous M&A diligence assignments across the life insurance, annuity and banking sectors
Additionally, Aaron developed and heads the Oliver Wyman Variable Annuity Service Bureau, a quarterly subscription service that publishes an industry review of product economics for the top 20 guarantees across the variable annuity industry
Aaron authored several Oliver Wyman publications related to annuities, most recently “A Question of Legacy: Measuring and Managing Behavior Risk in Variable Annuities”, and is a frequent speaker at industry events, actuarial conferences and business schools, most recently engaged in discussions with the Federal Insurance Office and members of the IAIS on systemic risk topics
Aaron’s leadership experience includes a four year role as the Head of the New York Office, which includes more than 250 Oliver Wyman staff
Aaron graduated with high honors from Princeton University with a concentration in computer science and certificate degrees in finance and public & international affairs. He is a credentialed actuary.